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State youths in Delhi under youth exchange prog

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From Eric Calvin Ranee

NEW DELHI: In a bid to foster the spirit of brotherhood and bridge the gap among the youths of the country, the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), New Delhi, organized a Youth Convention here.

On the occasion, the foundation stone for the Youth Training Centre was also laid at Alipur Complex, GT Karnal Road, New Delhi.

The function was attended by 30 youth participants from Meghalaya who are part of the Inter-State Youth Exchange Programme being held in New Delhi from September 12-17.

The State team is being led by programme coordinator and escorting officers Bobby Wahlang and K.R. Nongbri.

The Youth Exchange Programme is being sponsored by the Government of Meghalaya through the Directorate of Youth Affair & Sport and supported by the NYKS, Meghalaya Zone.

The foundation stone of the youth training centre was unveiled by Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs & Sports, Sarbananda Sonowal.

The ceremony also witnessed the participation of renowned boxers M.C. Mary Kom, Vijender Singh and noted amputee mountaineer Arunima Sinha.

In his speech as the chief guest, Sonowal expressed his immense pleasure at being associated with the youths of the country, especially the youths from the North East, including Meghalaya.

On Friday, the youth participants from Meghalaya had an audience with Commissioner of Income Taxes, New Delhi and former Executive Director of NYKS, Yogender Choudhry, where the youths showcased the rich culture heritage of the State by performing Wangala dance, Shad Suk Mynsiem and the Shad Pliang.

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